Arkéa-Samsic sign Nacer Bouhanni, Dan McLay

Nacer Bouhanni
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Arkéa-Samsic announced on Wednesday they have signed French sprinter Nacer Bouhanni to lead their sprint squad for 2020. Bouhanni steps in as German André Greipel terminates his contract after a disappointing season.

Bouhanni leaves Cofidis after five seasons. The 29-year-old has struggled with consistency, being left off the team's Tour de France squad in 2018 and 2019. His performance was hampered by a serious crash in the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire that left him with a concussion and damage to his optic nerve.

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